Several people have ended up dead at Senator Andy Uba's tank farm as explosion rocks the area in Calabar.
Senator Andy Uba
A serious fire outbreak in an oil tank farm which is owned by Nigerian Senator Andy Uba in Calabar has killed at least 9 people according to the Cross River police commissioner of police, Hafiz Inuwa.
According to SaharaReporters, Linc Oil and Gas tank farm exploded early morning on Sunday according state emergency officials. The inferno quickly grew engulfing the entire facility.
Linc Oil and gas tank farm is solely owned by Senator Uba a controversial politician involved in massive corruption during his time as the Senior Domestic aide to former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
SaharaReporters obtained Mr. Uba’s latest assets declaration form where he stated that he obtained a bank loan to set up the tank farm from defunct Enterprise bank in 2013, this claim could not be verified.
Andy Uba's Assets Declaration form with Linc Oil and gas in Calabar